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Bernard "Benny" Majerus

April 12, 1946 — July 16, 2023

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

Bernard "Benny" Majerus

Bernard A. “Benny” Majerus, age 77 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20 at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre with a prayer service starting at 5:30 p.m. Rev. Marty Porter will officiate. Military honors will be by the Sauk Centre United Veterans Honor Guard following the service.

Bernard Andrew Majerus was born April 12, 1946 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Leo and Hildegard (Elfering) Majerus. After high school he served in the National Guard. On December 12, 1972 he married Karen Johnson in South Dakota. The couple lived in Sauk Centre all their lives. Benny worked at Engle Fabrication in Sauk Centre and refused to retire.

He enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing, drinking, and all his animals including cats, dogs, deer, birds, and many others.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Sauk Centre and North American Hunting Club.

Survivors include his wife, Karen Majerus of Sauk Centre; children, Karri (Jarrod) Barclay of Cushing, Shannon (Mike) Aadland of Watertown, South Dakota, Jodi Majerus of Sauk Centre, Misty (Jessie) Thom of Milaca, Lonnie Majerus, and Damion (Rachel) Majerus of Long Prairie; 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren, brothers and sisters, Steven Majerus, Karen (Mark) Gamradt, Sylvester (Annette) Majerus, Rosie (Rahn) Mogenson, JoAnn Tamm, John (Roseanne) Majerus, Evie Krebs, and Delores Ainali; sister-in-law, Janice Majerus; and brother-in-law, Laverne Beckermann.

Benny was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Kathleen Majerus; infant son, Jimmy Majerus; brother, Howard Majerus; sisters, Leona Voller and Alvina Beckermann; father and mother-in-law, Leon and Beverly Johnson; brothers-in-law, Ron Tamm, Kenny Krebs, Virgil Voller, John Ainali, Roger Johnson, Lonnie Johnson, and Ricky Johnson.

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Visitation

Thursday, July 20, 2023

4:00 - 5:30 pm

Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services Sauk Centre

620 Beltline Rd, Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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Prayer Service

Thursday, July 20, 2023

5:30 - 6:00 pm

Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services Sauk Centre

620 Beltline Rd, Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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